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Architecture of Bavaria

04 January 2014

1875 – Kaufhaus Schneider, Maximiliansplatz, Munich, Germany

Design for a department store in Munich. Destroyed.

13 January 2010

1886 – Schloss Neuschwanstein, Bavaria

Architect: Christian Jank Never completed after the mysterious death of its instigator, the eccentric Bavarian King Ludwig II in 1886, Schloss Neuschwanstein is one of the most recognisable castles in the world. Set...

23 April 2010

1888 – Deuscher Kaiser Hotel, Nuremberg

Architect: Konradin Walter The hotel was built in 1888/89 by Konradin Walter, Professor of Architecture, with the collaboration of Peter Behrens, a master builder. The hotel is a leading example of the so-called...

01 May 2013

1890 – Railway Station, Zirndorf, Bavaria

Built in 1890, the year that the line from F├╝rth was completed. Architect unknown.

19 January 2010

1900 – Hauptbahnhof, Nuremberg, Bavaria

Architect: Karl Zenger Germany’s first railway line ran between Nuremberg and neighbouring Fuerth. Today Nuremberg is an important station servicing local routes and high speed ICE routes. Externally, the station is a five...

13 January 2010

1906 – Kornhaus, Kempten, Bavaria

Architect: Ambros Madlene The brewery to the rear was built after the Thirty Years War. The current building was developed 1906 by the architect Ambros Madlener.

25 February 2011

1909 – Neues Rathaus, Munich, Germany

Architect: George Hauberisser Next door to the Altes Rathaus (old city hall), this annex to the townhall was built in a neo-gothic style between 1867 and 1908. The building is decorated with interesting...

19 January 2010

1916 – Palace of Justice, Nuremberg, Bavaria

A large complex of buildings outside the Aldstadt (Old City) built as a Palace of Justice between 1909 and 1916. From November 20, 1945, until October 1, 1946, the International Military Tribunal convened...

19 January 2010

1937 – Congress Hall, Nuremberg, Bavaria

Architects: Ludwig & Franz Ruff Even if you didn’t know its history, this is not a nice place – the fact that the building remains unfinished only makes it more eerie. But knowing...

19 January 2010

1937 – Zeppelin Field, Nuremberg, Bavaria

Architect: Albert Speer Zeppelin Field was constructed under Albert Speer’s management between 1934 and 1937 for mass rallies of the Nazi Party. Lage scale events, such as ceremonies for Nazi political leaders or...